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  1. Acute rheumatic fever and the evolution of rheumatic heart disease : a prospective 12 year follow-up report.

    Article - En anglais

    Sixty four children who presented with the initial attack of acute rheumatic fever and maintained continuous regular secondary prophylaxis, were followed up prospectively for 12.3 years (an observation period of 775 patient-years).

    The prevalence rate of rheumatic heart disease in the 29 children who had carditis in the initial attack and in the 35 children who had no carditis initially was 49 vs 0%, respectively.

    The overall prevalence rate of rheumatic heart disease was 20%. Mitral incompetence developed in 11 patients (17%), aortic incompetence in 2 (3%) and mitral stenosis in 2 (3%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Rhumatisme articulaire aigu, Streptococcie, Bactériose, Infection, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Cardiopathie, Complication, Enfant, Homme, Prévention, Epidémiologie, Etude longitudinale, Prévalence, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Koweit, Asie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Rheumatic fever, Streptococcal infection, Bacteriosis, Infection, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Heart disease, Complication, Child, Human, Prevention, Epidemiology, Follow up study, Prevalence, Cardiovascular disease, Kuwait, Asia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0482138

    Code Inist : 002B15D. Création : 199406.